I made up my mind to get out the back way, if there was a back way, and I asked the shopwoman if I could step out there and look for the escaped slave, who was believed to be in hiding back there somewhere, and said I was an officer in disguise
, and my pard was yonder at the door with one of the murderers in charge, and would she be good enough to step there and tell him he needn't wait, but had better go at once to the further end of the back alley and be ready to head him off when I rousted him out.
And when your sleep was spent and you came forth, two strangers, well instructed in their parts, were here to meet you; and all we, your friends, in our disguises
, were close at hand, to see and hear, you may be sure.
At half-past one they descended, the coachman and footman had put on their livery over their disguises
, which gave them a more ridiculous appearance than ever, and which gained them the applause of Franz and Albert.
He must be steady, and civil, and sober, and expert, and tender-hearted," said Miss Emmerson, who thought of any thing but a hero in disguise
It was a still afternoon--the golden light was lingering languidly among the upper boughs, only glancing down here and there on the purple pathway and its edge of faintly sprinkled moss: an afternoon in which destiny disguises
her cold awful face behind a hazy radiant veil, encloses us in warm downy wings, and poisons us with violet- scented breath.
And in another minute the disguises
were stowed away in the cupboard, the door unbolted, and the two Conspirators seated lovingly side-by-side on the sofa, earnestly discussing a book the Vice-Warden had hastily snatched off the table, which proved to be the City-Directory of the capital of Outland.
And for that matter what had she, the woman of all time, to do with all the villainous or splendid disguises
human dust takes upon itself?
Accustomed as I was to my friend's amazing powers in the use of disguises
, I had to look three times before I was certain that it was indeed he.
At first they had all felt horribly ashamed at being caught in the foolish disguises
of a festival, by an event that had only too much the character of a funeral.
The wretch often disguises
himself, but you will know him at once by his rough voice and his black feet.
As to your getting to Trantridge without assistance, it is quite impossible; for, to tell the truth, dear, owing to this fog, which so disguises
everything, I don't quite know where we are myself.
Nevertheless he sat still a moment, straining his eyes down the long hill, for it was the most confusing hour of the evening, the hour when the last clearness from the upper sky is merged with the rising night in a blur that disguises
landmarks and falsifies distances.